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Beartown Voice.

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In this edition, from Katy...

In my last introduction, I shared my burgeoning interest in wool felting, a hobby that, excitingly, continues to captivate my interest. Over the past month, this new-found passion has grown, leading me to invest in a variety of new wools, colours, and felting tools, all of which have been surprisingly affordable.

As I gather the tools of this delightful craft, I felt it was time to advance my skills. Fortunately, Sam Dales in Holmes Chapel has just begun offering a variety of craft courses, including those on wool felting. On a crisp Saturday morning in April, I joined eight other felting enthusiasts at the shop. Under the guidance of our experienced instructor, Vicky, we delved into our craft surrounded by a vivid spectrum of wool, creating everything from simple landscapes to complex designs. My own piece—a serene scene with a sunset, hills, and a little sheep—brought a sense of tranquillity and accomplishment.

I must confess, my repeated mentions of wool felting are more than just updates on a hobby. This craft has become a significant part of my broader personal journey—specifically, my efforts to reduce my alcohol intake. While I'm not quite ready to delve deeply into this serious topic just yet, I aim to share more in a future edition, once I find the right words and the courage. For now, I hope you understand and appreciate how this artistic endeavour is supporting my personal growth and well-being. As I continue on this path, I promise not to make every introduction about felting, but it's hard not to share something that has been so transformative.

Katy x

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